Introduction

Focus and Scope
Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (JPOA)
is the Official Publication of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (POA) which is a registered, non profit academic association of qualified Orthopaedic surgeons of Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association considers manuscripts on topics pertaining to musculoskeletal system from Pakistan and abroad. Our goal is to update readers of original research conducted nationally and internationally. The target viewers of the journal include Orthopaedic and trauma surgeons, plastic surgeons, spine surgeons, physiotherapists, researchers, residents, students, nurses and health care professionals. Our priority and main focus is local research but with international application on musculoskeletal trauma and diseases which are not commonly found in west.
The aim of Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (JPOA) is to encourage and promote research and publication in the field of Orthopaedics and musculoskeletal trauma by publishing peer reviewed high quality research articles. The journal publishes editorial, review articles, original articles, case reports, case series, special communication, commentary and letters to the editor on topics (adult and paediatric) pertaining to musculoskeletal system. This website contains all full text articles published in JPOA. The publishing frequency of JPOA is four issues per year (i.e. March, June, September and December) and available on line and in print.

Open Access Policy
The website of Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (JPOA) provides immediate free access to full text to any user to read, download, copy, distribute, print or use for any other lawful purpose. No embargo period or registration is required for reading and downloading full text articles. By making full text articles freely available, JPOA accelerates research, learning and authors recognition for their contribution in their field.

Statement of Publication Ethics
The Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (JPOA) follows the principles of Publication Ethics as laid down by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan available at http://publicationethics.org , www.icmje.org and www.hec.gov.pk respectively.

Indexation
The Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (JPOA) ISSN numbers are 2076-8966(print) and 2077-320X(electronic).It is registered with Pakistan Medical and Dental Council(Now Pakistan Medical Commission). It is recognized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan in Y category.(2020). The journal is indexed with Scope Med, Google Scholar, Eurasian Scientific Journal Index, ResearchBib, CiteFactor, DRJI,IJI Factor Indexing, Scientific Indexing,IP Indexing,PKP Index,ICMJE and Pakmedinet.

Author charges
There is NO article submission fees, editorial processing charges and article processing charges (APCs).

Licensing
Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (JPOA) is the Official Publication of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (POA) which is a registered, non-profit academic association of qualified orthopaedic surgeons of Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistan Orthopaedic Association(POA) is the publisher and licensing authority for publication of Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association. The license has attribution, share alike,no derivatives and no commercial usage.

Copyright
Authors grant the publisher (Pakistan Orthopaedic Association) non-exclusive publishing rights to publish their articles in Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association.



Current Issue

Vol. 33 No. 04 (2021): Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (JPOA)
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Published: 2021-11-15

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Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association

Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (JPOA) is the Official Publication of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (POA) which is a registered, non-profit academic association of qualified orthopaedic surgeons of Pakistan and AJK. The journal publishes Editorial, Review articles, Original articles, and Case reports on all topics pertaining to musculoskeletal system free of cost. The Journal is registered with Pakistan Medical Commission and indexed with Scopemed, Google Scholar and pakmedinet.com. The Journal’s website provides open and free access to the public for viewing all full text articles published in Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (JPOA). The journal ISSN number is 2076 - 8966 (Print) & ISSN 2077-320X (Online)

Editor in Chief:
Dr. Faaiz Ali Shah
jpoaofficials@jpoa.org.pk